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GTS Blog: News and views on freight, transportation, and logistics.

Weather Advisory: Winter Storm Niko to Cause Shipping Delays

Posted by Dallas Duncan on Feb 9, 2017 1:26:57 PM

Logistical activities could be impacted this week and next as Winter Storm Niko drops heavy snowfall on the northeastern portion of the United States. 

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Topics: Weather, Logistics, Delays

GTS Is Proud to Now Be An Ascent Global Logistics Company

Posted by Paul Kithcart on Jan 27, 2017 7:00:00 AM

On behalf of the entire GTS team, we are extremely proud to announce we are now Group Transportation Services (GTS), An Ascent Global Logistics Company.

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Topics: Logistics, Industry News, 3PL Industry News

How to Avoid Winter Shipping Problems

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Dec 15, 2016 3:37:37 PM

The snow is falling here at GTS. With winter is in full swing, we want to help you avoid some common winter weather issues and protect your freight.

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Topics: Weather

How to Speed Up Your Time Sensitive Quote

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Dec 7, 2016 8:58:27 AM

When you have a time sensitive shipment, waiting is not an option! By preparing the key shipping data for your freight forwarder in advance, you can get an accurate quote and your shipment moving in no time.

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Topics: Time Sensitive

NMFC Changes Effective 12/10/16 eBook

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Nov 17, 2016 8:56:09 AM

Keeping current with NMFC classification updates can be a burden for shippers.

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Topics: NMFC

How Proper Packaging Will Help Your Time Sensitive Shipments

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Nov 8, 2016 9:13:43 AM

You can pull off a time sensitive miracle: on time pickup, quick transit, and perfect delivery window; but if your freight arrives damaged that means an unhappy consignee and delayed deadlines for the replacement. That’s why proper packaging is a key to success that most people overlook.

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Topics: Time Sensitive, Packaging Tips

Optimized Shipping 101: Guide to Making the Best Shipping Decisions

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Oct 27, 2016 1:51:28 PM

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Volume and Truckload? Our new infographic can help! Learn the different modes of shipping to choose what fits your shipment best!

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Topics: Infographics, Time Sensitive, Truckload, LTL, Shipping Like a Pro

6 Reasons to Consider Time Sensitive Services For Your High-Value Shipments

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Oct 20, 2016 1:25:58 PM

When you have a high-value shipment, you want to eliminate the chance of theft and damage during transit. By utilizing time sensitive services, you can have more control over your shipment to ensure that it will be delivered on time and safe. By following these tips, you can protect your freight and become a shipping superhero!

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Topics: Time Sensitive, Cargo Theft

Time Sensitive Shipping Tips: Infographic

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Oct 12, 2016 11:35:37 AM

GTS moves critical shipments nationally and globally. These tips will help your time sensitive shipments move easily and arrive on time.

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Topics: Time Sensitive

Ship like a Pro: Preparing an LTL Shipment

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Sep 29, 2016 12:12:18 PM

Proper packaging and labeling is essential, not only to keep your supply chain in motion but to protect your shipments. Whether you are a first-time shipper or a logistics pro, properly preparing your shipments for pickup can be a hassle. But when done correctly, it can make your job easier and prevent headaches.

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Topics: LTL, Packaging Tips, Shipping Like a Pro